Aphorisms by theme: Wit

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Wit
Sometimes you have to be silent to be heard.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wisdom Wit
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn`t happen today.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Wit
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Humor Love Wit
Some would like to understand what they believe in. Others would like to believe in what they understand.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Religion Wisdom Wit
Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it`s a mistake to make a habit out of it.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Humor Marriage Wit
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Humor Time Wit
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Future Humor Wit
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Wit
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Democracy Humor State Wit
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one`s neighbor.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Love Wit
A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Religion Wit
Get married, but never to a man who is at home all day.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Marriage Wit
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.

Anatole France

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By theme : Life Wit
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Andre Gide

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By theme : Humor Wisdom Wit
If you do not know his language, you will never understand a foreigner`s silence.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wit
Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman`s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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By theme : History Wit
People need good lies. There are too many bad ones.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Humor Lie Wit
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Humor Person Wit
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